When “A” stands for adequate

“A” is supposed to stand for excellence, and parents and students love to see those on a report card. But what does that “A” really mean in terms of student performance? For first quarter of the 2016-17 school year, 228 students out of a student body of 757 were on the high honor roll. That’s thirty percent of students who had a GPA...

  • Space concerns prompt trait changes

    Space concerns prompt trait changes

    Josie Johnson and Eaglet Staff, Staff Writers

    February 14, 2017

    Senior traits are something many soon-to-be graduates look forward to seeing in their yearbooks. But the 2017 yearbook will not feature certain traits that have been included in the past, and some seniors are irritated about that. Yearbook faculty sponsor Amanda Koch said the changes were necessary...

  • Senior traits revealed

    Senior traits revealed

    January 26, 2017

    It's that time of year!  The yearbook staff has announced the class of 2017's senior traits list. Most Athletic Allie Troeckler and David Lane Best Hair Amanda Sykes and Brad Barker Most Likely to Succeed Kaity Kappler and Dalton Meyer Most Artistic Emmah Yeager and Sam Hurst Best S...

  • Students go beyond classroom with blogs

    Students go beyond classroom with blogs

    Josie Johnson, Staff Writers

    January 13, 2017

    Students often write papers that are only read by their English teachers.  But Civic Memorial English teacher Jake Carlson knows writing can only make an impact when it reaches an audience. And with the internet, this is something easily accomplished. So Carlson decided to give his freshmen honors...

    Jacob Carlson

  • Cinderella hits CM

    Cinderella hits CM

    Rachel Stilwell, Editor

    December 20, 2016

    Anticipation was high in the CMHS auditorium as the Drama Club sat in the first two rows. This was a moment they had been waiting for since the beginning of the year: finding out the spring musical. “This is history,” said senior Cassidy Rogers urgently as Drama Director Angie Neilson strolled...

STUCO ribbon project vandalized

Alex Huang, Staff Writer

A misunderstanding about the origin of the blue ribbons tied to the trees leading up to CM led to some of the ribbons being destroyed. Before the Eagle’s football home...

September 12No Comments

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No Shave November

No Shave November

Eaglet Staff

No Shave November contestants started off freshly shaved on November 1, and they've been working on growing that beard ever since.  Principal Aaron Kilpatrick, social studies...

November 30No Comments

Fall play is holiday comedy

Fall play is holiday comedy

November 9

Juniors to take SAT

Juniors to take SAT

November 4

Seniors dominate color wars

Seniors dominate color wars

October 5

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Boys’ soccer starts strong

Boys’ soccer starts strong

Josie Johnson, Staff Writer

The CM Boys’ soccer team is off to a strong start this season with a 2-1 win against Mascoutah in the Metro Cup Championship. Junior Max McCune said the team has improved...

September 7No Comments

Troeckler hits 1,000 points

Troeckler hits 1,000 points

February 11

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